‘Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s’ star Tim Norman sentenced to life in prison after murder-for-hire plot
James “Tim” Norman, who starred in the reality TV series “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s,” was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday.
Norman was found guilty back in September of setting up the 2016 murder of his 21-year-old nephew,
The sentence was handed down after Norman was convicted on chargers of murder-for-hire, conspiracy to commit murder-for-hire and conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, reports TMZ.
Prosecutors say he attempted to cash in a life insurance policy on Andre worth
Norman allegedly paid Ellis
Both Ellis and Hill testified against Norman. Ellis was charged with conspiracy to commit murder-for-hire and sentenced to three years behind bars after pleading guilty.
Norman took the stand in his own defense. He insisted he had a close relationship with his nephew and that he hired Ellis and Hill to question Montgomery about a burglary that took place at his mother’s house in 2015, during which
Norman also claimed that the life insurance policy for his nephew — which was purchased just months before Montgomery’s death — was taken out as a favor to his friend
Yaghnam pled the Fifth during trial, but later pleaded guilty to a wire fraud charge.
“Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” premiered on OWN in 2011, and followed
It ran for nine seasons before being canceled in 2018.
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